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Fervent prayer

By KingArthur
All so devoted and lost in deep fervent prayer, I simply couldn't resist capturing this one!!

Fearing the faithful devotee would hear my shutter trip and ruin the shot, I had to make sure of one quick pot shot .....

Personally, I could look at this for hours on end and the shot keeps hitting me. I hope it goes down well with you, viewed large preferably ..... the detail of the graffiti on the shrine wall is impressive in the larger shot.

Thanks for viewing.

Joe

Specs -
f/6.3 @ 1/320sec.
78mm
ISO 100 RAW
Monochrome

Tags: Photo journalism Candid Monochrome Black and white Fervent prayer Laferla shrine Portraits and people

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Comments


25 Apr 2007 12:30AM
A well taken candid shot.
He looks to be well settled.
Hilary

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25 Apr 2007 12:34AM
Great detail, textures and lighting. Nice one, Joe.

Best regards, Kent
Superb candid shot. Works perfectly in mono. Well captured.

Rich.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
25 Apr 2007 2:46AM
A great candid! I love the ornamenting on the windows!


Jennnn
WELL CAUGHT !

ALEX
AlanBW Plus
10 20 England
25 Apr 2007 7:55AM
Excellent mono image, thought-provoking and with great impact
25 Apr 2007 10:01AM
It is nice to see, that there are still people giving themselves time to contemplate. This shot has some impact, Joe.
Johanna
25 Apr 2007 2:52PM
Tajjeb Joe tieghi kien fjask!
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
25 Apr 2007 5:05PM
lovely detail, well caught
jeff
Possum Plus
10 148 England
25 Apr 2007 9:36PM
This is a great candid shot, Joe, that really suits the black and white. Loved the graffiti detail in the large version.
Allie
BertC Plus
10 29 Malta
27 Apr 2007 9:33PM
Superb mono Joe !! .... I like.
Bert
MikeEG Plus
10 10 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2007 8:29PM
Great shot I can see why you couldn't resist it, well seen and caught, a lovely B/W it would have lost some thing in colour.

MikeEG
JimV Plus
10 6 3 Canada
30 Apr 2007 2:05AM
Great mono Joe, but I think you're having us on with the title!
Rgds., Jim
Joe, this is such a special shot and quite effective in B&W.
Mac
sunshot Plus
12 24 United Kingdom
3 May 2007 10:44AM
well composed shot joe, well taken.

marc.
Pegon Plus
11 78 1 England
16 May 2007 8:39PM
A good candid Joe, well spotted.
Pete.
18 May 2007 8:34PM
Excellent mono work, brilliant composition.

Nice one Joe.

Malc.
looboss Plus
10 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
18 May 2007 11:49PM
Excellent monocandid!

very nice Joe!

Luis
20 May 2007 8:33PM
well captured Joe,nice work.

Ian.
Diana Plus
10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
27 May 2007 11:30AM
all the above, so great to get images like this

Dianna
28 May 2007 1:18PM
Hi Joe - this is amazing - I could look at it for hours too - really captivating image.

Paula
pennyspike Plus
13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 8:45PM
Super candid shot,
Penny
juldon Plus
13 78 England
17 Jun 2007 9:33AM
Works well in b+w and I too could look at this for a long time as I am wondering why he is praying at the door.
All sorts goes through your mind.

Julie

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